Edamame are fresh soybeans. You can eat them as a snack before sushi or as part of a crudités platter. Edamame are also an excellent addition to salads, soups, and rice dishes.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 6 cups of water
  • 1⁄2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 lb. frozen edamame in pods


  • Bring the water and the lemon juice to a boil in a saucepan. Add the edamame and let the water come back to a boil. Cook on medium-high for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the edamame and rinse with cold water. Drain again and serve either warm or cool.